High Plains Education Cooperative

2017-18 Focus Areas




Responsive Culture


We Focus On

All staff being respectful to students, their families, general education peers and with each other.


Special and general education staff working collaboratively to promote student success.


Student engagement in meaningful learning.


Alliances within communities to support students.

Students accessing the general education curriculum to promote student success.


The whole student by teaching academics, social and life skills.


Utilizing research based instructional practices.


Utilizing appropriate technological resources for instruction.

Empowering teachers to lead.


Supporting early intervention through developmentally appropriate practices for young children. 


Communication to facilitate collaboration between general and special education.


Acknowledging staff for their efforts and successes.


Encouraging staff to practice self-care and mindfulness.


Supporting instruction in career and technology education. 


Developing education plans to meet studentís individual needs. 


Meaningful professional leaning.


Providing curriculum and resources to promote student growth. 



Students graduate from High School.

Students participate in state assessments.

Students meet standards in reading and math.

Students are included in general education classes.

Early childhood students make progress in the following skills: social/emotional, knowledge and skills and appropriate behavior.

HPEC staff complete timely evaluations.

Students transition from Part C to Part B services effectively.

Secondary students transition to college and career.